May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for May this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 20 lakh passengers flew in May 2022. This is 10 lakh more than the previous month and the best ever month since the restart of scheduled domestic flights in Indian skies in May 2020! … Continue reading May 2022: Air India the only airline to lose passengers in best month since restart

B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released the fleet details of Schedule / Scheduled commuter airlines on its website. The details are current as of April 15, 2022. The last update was in January 2022.  There has been significant change in the Indian aviation landscape between January and April, with the most prominent being … Continue reading B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

India – Australia market becomes competitive as Qantas lands in Delhi today

In a few hours from now, VH-EBV (A330-200) of Qantas will land at Delhi Airport! This will mark the return of Qantas in India for scheduled commercial service after nearly a decade.  In 2013, Air India launched flights to Australia after a gap of 22 years and it was the first direct flight from India … Continue reading India – Australia market becomes competitive as Qantas lands in Delhi today

Sindhudurg airport to start operations on October 09

There hardly is any airport in the country which commenced operations with promised timelines and Sindhudurg is no exception to it! Sindhudurg - nestled near the seashore in the picturesque Konkan region of Maharashtra will see daily flights to Mumbai starting October 09, 2021. Alliance Air - the subsidiary of Air India will operate the … Continue reading Sindhudurg airport to start operations on October 09

First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

National carrier Air India has dethroned Spicejet as the number two in domestic market share, year to date. This is the second consecutive month that Air India has been number two in the market but with the latest numbers, for the first half of the year - Air India carried 42.58 lakh passengers as compared … Continue reading First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share